Herbert Simon: bounded rationality y teoría de las organizaciones
[Herbert Simon: bounded rationality and organizations theory]
AbstractThis article evaluates Herbert A. Simon’s contribution to organization theory, placing special emphasis on the criterion of bounded rationality. Simon’s criticism of the orthodox version of organizational bureaucracy is interpreted and his analysis is extended to institutional economics. One of Simon’s main achievements in organizational theory consisted of analytically evaluating the psychology of individual and collective behaviour, thereby opening up the way for future investigation by D. Kahneman and T. Schelling.
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Date of creation: 2012
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Herbert Simon; Bounded rationality; Organizaciones; Racionalidad Limitada; Teoría de las Decisiones; Economía Institucional;
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- D86 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Economics of Contract Law
- D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
- B52 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Institutional; Evolutionary
- D20 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - General
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- B41 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - Economic Methodology
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-05-15 (All new papers)
- NEP-HME-2012-05-15 (Heterodox Microeconomics)
- NEP-HPE-2012-05-15 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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